Bug 1135989 - Installation occasionally fails: failed to call refresh: /usr/sbin/foreman-rake db:seed returned 1 instead of one of [0] with "Validation failed: Name has already been taken" in katello-installer.log
Summary: Installation occasionally fails: failed to call refresh: /usr/sbin/foreman-ra...
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Satellite
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Installer
Version: 6.0.4
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
high vote
Target Milestone: Unspecified
Assignee: Ivan Necas
QA Contact: Elyézer Rezende
URL: http://projects.theforeman.org/issues...
Depends On:
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Reported: 2014-09-01 12:11 UTC by Ivan Necas
Modified: 2019-07-11 08:09 UTC (History)
11 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
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Last Closed: 2015-08-12 05:15:44 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:1592 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: Red Hat Satellite 6.1.1 on RHEL 6 2015-08-12 09:04:35 UTC

Description Ivan Necas 2014-09-01 12:11:24 UTC
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:

yum install -y katello

Actual results:

[31m /Stage[main]/Foreman::Database/Foreman::Rake[db:seed]/Exec[foreman-rake-db:seed]: Failed to call refresh: /usr/sbin/foreman-rake db:seed returned 1 instead of one of [0]
[0m[31m /Stage[main]/Foreman::Database/Foreman::Rake[db:seed]/Exec[foreman-rake-db:seed]: /usr/sbin/foreman-rake db:seed returned 1 instead of one of [0]
[0mNotice: /Stage[main]/Foreman::Database/Foreman::Ra: 488/489, 99%, 0.0/s, elapsed: 00:07:03
E, [2014-08-31T22:46:53.324338 #29233] ERROR -- : : 488/489, 99%, 0.0/s, elapsed: 00:12:33
[31m /Stage[main]/Foreman_proxy::Register/Foreman_smartproxy[ibm-ls22-03.rhts.eng.brq.redhat.com]: Could not evaluate: 500 Internal Server Error
[0m[32mDone                                              [0m: 489/489, 100%, 0.0/s, elapsed: 00:12:37
[32mDone                                              [0m: 489/489, 100%, 0.0/s, elapsed: 00:12:37
  [1m[31mSomething went wrong![0m Check the log for ERROR-level output
  The full log is at [1m[36m/var/log/katello-installer/katello-installer.log[0m
:: [   FAIL   ] :: Command 'katello-installer --foreman-admin-email 'root@localhost' --foreman-admin-username 'admin' --foreman-admin-password 'changeme'' (Expected 0, got 6)

Expected results:
Installer succeeds

Additional info:

The issue seems to be caused by race-condition in initializing the settings data (happen in an initializer). The httpd was sterted just before the db:seed (so that the rails environments started to be loaded at the same time, and probably started also filling the settings table: when initializing, the code first checks whether the settings are there, and if not, it creates them.

It seems the case here is two parallel processes (on from passenger, the second form db:seed) look if some settings exist (bot get an information, that the settings are not there yet), so both try to create the settings, but the second one fails on conflict, because in the meantime, the first process have already managed to save that.


    echo >> /etc/foreman/database.yml

Comment 3 Ivan Necas 2014-09-04 11:52:57 UTC
Created redmine issue http://projects.theforeman.org/issues/7353 from this bug

Comment 5 Mike McCune 2014-09-16 18:52:36 UTC

Clear the database.yml file:

# echo >> /etc/foreman/database.yml

Re-run the installer:

# katello-installer

Comment 6 Lukas Zapletal 2014-09-17 07:24:09 UTC
For the record, we are not clearing the yml file but rather changing it's MD5 content tag to trigger some actions in Puppet.

Comment 8 Ivan Necas 2014-11-07 13:00:08 UTC
The fix should be part of https://github.com/theforeman/puppet-foreman/pull/225, but it seems we will need to go other direction (still not enough support for getting the changes in so far)

Comment 9 Bryan Kearney 2014-11-19 15:03:55 UTC
Moving to POST since upstream bug http://projects.theforeman.org/issues/7353 has been closed
Ivan Necas
Applied in changeset commit:puppet-foreman|dcde67122d8151e16b905201196a764671f0d63d.

Comment 13 Jason Montleon 2015-02-05 20:36:34 UTC
What is the corresponding upstream katello-installer commit?

Comment 17 Elyézer Rezende 2015-03-06 19:07:50 UTC
Verified on: Satellite-6.1.0-RHEL-7-20150303.0

Steps to reproduce:

Have been installing multiple times using recent versions of Satellite 6 on both RHEL 6.6 and RHEL 7.1 and was not able to raise that error. Seems that the bug is now fixed.

Comment 18 Nick Strugnell 2015-03-23 15:43:49 UTC
Just done a fresh deploy on a fully up to date RHEL 7.1 and hit this error.

Comment 19 Bryan Kearney 2015-08-11 13:33:34 UTC
This bug is slated to be released with Satellite 6.1.

Comment 20 errata-xmlrpc 2015-08-12 05:15:44 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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